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Eudarcia richardsoni (Walsingham, 1900)

Richardson's Case-bearer
12.0030 (B&F: 202)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Tineoidea
  »Family: Tineidae
   »Subfamily: Meessiinae
    »Tribe: Phalacropterygini


Eudarcia vinculella sensu Richardson, 1895 nec (Herrich-Schäffer, 1854)

Status and ecology:

National Status: pRDB1

Tony Davis: 20-02-2012

A UK endemic and Biodiversity Action Plan Priority Species. It is only known from two areas in Dorset where the larvae feed on algae growing on scree.

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Portland, Dorset, 13 i 2012 Photo: Tony Davis

Eudarcia richardsoni (Walsingham, 1900)


We have no records for this species in Sussex in the SxBRC database as yet...

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